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NCJ Number: 41574 Find in a Library
Title: SOME THOUGHTS ON THE DEFENSE OF PUBLICITY CASES
Journal: STANFORD LAW REVIEW  Volume:29  Issue:3  Dated:(FEBRUARY 1977)  Pages:591-605
Author(s): E E YOUNGER
Corporate Author: Stanford University
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES THE EFFECT THAT NEWSPAPER PUBLICITY CAN HAVE ON FAMOUS TRIALS.
Abstract: THERE ARE NO EASY ANSWERS TO PUBLICITY CASE QUESTIONS, AND EVEN THE BEST OF SUGGESTIONS MUST BE TAKEN WITH THE KNOWLEDGE THAT THE NOTORIOUS DEFENDANT FACES EXTRA OBSTACLES DUE TO THAT NOTORIETY. IN THE AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCE, TRIAL JURIES STRIVE FOR FAIRNESS, THROUGH A DUE REGARD FOR THEIR OATHS AND INSTRUCTIONS AND, PERHAPS, A HEALTHY SKEPTICISM ABOUT WHAT THEY SEE OR HEAR OUTSIDE THE COURTROOM.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT)....BDS
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Equal Protection; Fair trial-free press; Freedom of the press; Judicial decisions; Media coverage; Right to Due Process; Right to fair trial; Rights of the accused
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